Customs: Need some suggestions for Soundwave custom

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  1. ^o^CORVUS^o^

    ^o^CORVUS^o^ You call on me to solve a crooked rhyme

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    Okay, one of the customs I'm going to be doing in the very near future is turning Energon Bulkhead into Soundwave. I was originally going to turn Evac into Soundwave, but took a good look at the toys in question and decided to switch em around.

    Now, the only issue is what head to use for him? The head off an action-master Soundwave would be too small. The head of Cybertron Soundwave would be too large (not to mention expensive).

    Are there any toys from the past few TF lines that have a Soundwave-ish head, either with the faceplate look or the Decep-logo horns? I'm a little stumped! *lol*
     
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    What about the Titanium Soundwave? Or a re-issue?
     
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    ^o^CORVUS^o^ You call on me to solve a crooked rhyme

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    I considered Titanium Soundwave, but his head is too small. The head of a reissue or a beaten-up old Soundwave might work, because its about the right size. My preference is to find something close and then mod it to get something that looks like an updated version of his head. Barring that, I may go the actual Soundwave head route.
     
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    what tpye of KB are you going for? movie style or a specific generation? I plan to one day (when I find it) make that SUV looking TFTM guy into a soundwave. the bulkyness to me screams SW.
     
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    Did you know that the back of movie voyager class ironhide's head looks just like soundwave? Maybe you could use that? Might still be too big though. Best bet i think is find a G1 or a cheap reissue or a KO version and just go with that and mod it like you said.
     
  6. ^o^CORVUS^o^

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    I'm looking to make something that looks like it could fit into classics, although with a totally updated alt-mode, since he'd be a helicopter. I want the head to look a lot like the G1 original, but updated. You know, kind of the way Classic Megaton and Prime have heads that echo the originals.

    I had no idea about Ironhide's head! Anyone got a photo of the back of his head? *lol*
     
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    check out seibertron's gallery, it's great for looking at head shots.
     
  8. ^o^CORVUS^o^

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    Will do!

    Oh, for the record I also considered Machine-Wars Soundwave, but his head is also too large *lol*
     
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    I dont think they have a shot of the back of his head. No one noticed it until someone posted a pic of it in the kitbash/custom forums months and months ago.

    He's a dead ringer though.
     
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    I remember reprolabels has a sticker sheet for his head, had pictures and everything, I would check them out.
     
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    TonyzCustomz Am I doin it rite? TFW2005 Supporter

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    Yup thats it! I think it would look great as well.
     
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    Heh. That's pretty darned cool. If the head isn't too large, it could work.
     
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    If Cybertron Soundwave's head is too big, Ironhide's head would be too big also.

    Ol' Ironhide got himself a big ass noggin.

    Honestly, Cyb Soundwave's head isn't that much bigger then the original iirc, I'll check it out myself later. If it can work you might be able to find a junker on the Exchange here.
     
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    If you need it I have a G1 Soundwave head that I'd send to ya.

    It's just laying in my parts bin.Lemme know if you want it and I will drop it in an envelpoe and mail it to ya for free.
     
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    Result! Your problems are over then hey mate?
     
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    Sure! I'll pm you my address. Thanks :D 
     

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